Candidate will involve representation of individual clients in administrative hearings and court action as well as systemic advocacy involving litigation, policy advocacy and legislative advocacy. Will work collaboratively with others in the unit to identify systemic issues, and develop strategies to address them, as well as to zealously represent individuals. May also involve some supervision of interns and other staff, depending on experience. read more
Candidate will be responsible for interviewing new clients and collecting information for case handlers; in the afternoons when intake duties are concluded, the intake paralegal will assist on substantive cases and administrative work. Must have: High School Diploma or GED. Strong writing skills, computer literacy, the ability to learn complex material quickly, initiative, strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact well in a multi-cultural envir... read more
The intern will assist staff attorneys in providing legal representation to clients on Social Security, public entitlements, housing, family, and other civil matters. Law students are considered.
Consumer Watchdog Advocate
The candidate will uncover unsafe products, unfair practices, or exploitative policies that leave consumers vulnerable in the marketplace. Will be responsible for campaign development, media outreach, coalition-building, advocacy, and coordinating among state affiliates; fundraising; as well as staff recruitment and development. Serve as the spokesperson for campaigns through media events, press releases and opinion writing. Keep abreast of consu...
The students will join an organization that provides free legal services statewide to people with HIV/AIDS and others affected by the epidemic; educates the public about AIDS-related legal issues; and works at local, state and national levels to achieve fair laws and policies.
Areas of Law: Consumer, Debt/Credit/Bankruptcy, Employment, Health, HIV/AIDS, Housing, Life Planning, Public Benefits, Adoption, Bankruptcy, Breaches of Confidentiality, Discriminatio...
Healthcare Campaign Director
The candidate will be responsible for developing campaigns to contain costs and improve care for Americans; evaluating policy choices; getting media coverage for campaigns; as well as run grassroots organizing, recruitment, fundraising and coalition-building to push for solutions that ensure our healthcare system delivers high value at an affordable cost for consumers. Help develop programs and campaigns, including researching the issue, creati...
Voter Contact Field Director
The candidate will coordinate with national and state partners, including America Votes, to create a plan for voter contact field offices. Recruit and oversee a team of office directors and regional directors to run the field campaign. Manage budgets and field product for up to 30 voter contact field offices. Use polling and focus group data along with the best, scientifically-tested techniques for persuading and motivating eligible voters to c...
The intern will assist with on going litigation as well as to research for potential litigation. Duties Include; Legal Research; Pre-Trial Discovery; Correspondence; Drafting Documents; Settlement Negotiations ; Public Benefits; Domestic Violence; Housing; Disability Rights; Environmental Justice; Civil Rights. 2L Students are considered
Deadline : December.
The candidate will manage site-based non-partisan voter registration campaigns in communities of color across the country. Will manage a team of entry-level canvass directors based in 4-5 offices spread across one or multiple states. Work with directors to hit goals and comply with federal and state voter registration laws. Work with them individually over the phone, through in-person site visits, by holding regional trainings, and by organizing webinars ...
Custody and Support Attorney
Responsibilities: Provide legal representation to victims of domestic violence across a range of issues, including protection from abuse, child custody, support and any related matter of legal significance. Primary area of focus will be custody and support. Litigating cases originating as domestic violence matters; conducting client interviews, making court appearances, representing clients in trials, and performing all necessary legal work; pa...
The students will join an organization that provides access migrants and asylum seekers access to legal services and information. Opportunities are available for students to work with legal staff and administration. Will assist with language support, administrative assistance and other special projects.
Areas of Law: Immigration and Naturalization, Defenses from Removal/Deportation, with an emphasis on asylum, withholding of removal and protection under the...